Ash-Shams( الشمس)
Original,King Fahad Quran Complex(الأصلي,مجمع الملك فهد القرآن)
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A. J. Arberry(A. J. Arberry)
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بِسمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحيمِ وَالشَّمسِ وَضُحىٰها(1)
By the sun and his morning brightness(1)
وَالقَمَرِ إِذا تَلىٰها(2)
and by the moon when she follows him,(2)
وَالنَّهارِ إِذا جَلّىٰها(3)
and by the day when it displays him(3)
وَالَّيلِ إِذا يَغشىٰها(4)
and by the night when it enshrouds him!(4)
وَالسَّماءِ وَما بَنىٰها(5)
By the heaven and That which built it(5)
وَالأَرضِ وَما طَحىٰها(6)
and by the earth and That which extended it!(6)
وَنَفسٍ وَما سَوّىٰها(7)
By the soul, and That which shaped it(7)
فَأَلهَمَها فُجورَها وَتَقوىٰها(8)
and inspired it to lewdness and godfearing!(8)
قَد أَفلَحَ مَن زَكّىٰها(9)
Prosperous is he who purifies it,(9)
وَقَد خابَ مَن دَسّىٰها(10)
and failed has he who seduces it.(10)
كَذَّبَت ثَمودُ بِطَغوىٰها(11)
Thamood cried lies in their insolence(11)
إِذِ انبَعَثَ أَشقىٰها(12)
when the most wretched of them uprose,(12)
فَقالَ لَهُم رَسولُ اللَّهِ ناقَةَ اللَّهِ وَسُقيٰها(13)
then the Messenger of God said to them, 'The She-camel of God; let her drink!'(13)
فَكَذَّبوهُ فَعَقَروها فَدَمدَمَ عَلَيهِم رَبُّهُم بِذَنبِهِم فَسَوّىٰها(14)
But they cried him lies, and hamstrung her, so their Lord crushed them for their sin, and leveled them:(14)
وَلا يَخافُ عُقبٰها(15)
and He fears not the issue thereof.(15)